• Ready for a tram ride

    Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

  • Sunset under trees

    Kathu, Northern Cape, South Africa

  • Camel Thorn Trees

    Kathu, Northern Cape, South Africa

  • Learning by doing

    Tawangmangu, Central Java, Indonesia

  • Kawah Ijen vulcano

    Situbondo, East Java, Indonesia

  • A life with colours

    Malang, East Java, Indonesia

  • The Magic of Bali

    Sukawati, Bali, Indonesia

The photographic website from global travel and landscape photographer Gerd Hoffmann. It is my photographic journey around our extraordinary, ordinary world.

Behind the scenes

African skies

African skies

At the end of the day when the sun drops down, the dust settled and after a short twilight transition then the African skies change dramatically.
Sishen iren ore mine

Sishen iron ore mine

Sishen iron ore mine is a mine near the town Kathu in the Northern Cape province in South Africa. The iron ore mine opened in the 1950th and Kathu developed in parallel.
A total lunar eclipse & Mars close to earth

Total lunar eclipse July 28, 2018

A highlight for me was the total lunar eclipse end of July this year. The eclipse was excellent visible in a clear night sky from Kathu in South Africa.